People have little faith in the corrupted and fixed electoral system. So, like the protesters in the Arab Spring, Americans are taking to the street to demand real change, not the negative change of Reagan and Bush, who brought us immoral wars, recession, corruption, torture, debt, and increasing concentration of wealth. And not the imaginary change of a Democrat who bends over backwards to protect Republican criminals, aid Wall Street, escalate wars, slash environmental regulations, and prosecute whistle blowers.
The Education section of the current Democratic state platform for Washington State (adopted in 2012) includes language opposing charter schools: We oppose: Public funding for charter schools and vouchers; The commercial exploitation of students; Linking military recruitment to educational funding; Organized prayer in public schools; “No Child Left Behind”; Basing teacher pay solely on student […]
President Obama wants to blame the Republicans for his inability to pass progressive legislation. Indeed the Republicans are bad news. But Obama bent over backwards to protect Republicans and their corporate allies from accountability for their many crimes. Rather than fight them, he coddled them, surrounded himself with Wall Street executives and Bush holdovers, and […]